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On that model,there are a few things that can cause your problem.None are simple and the most common is the GPU (video chip) has lost contact due to over heating.
The cost of repairing it, if you could find someone willing ,Would be way more than one that old is worth.

Compaq NC8000... | Answered on Jan 29, 2019


Xp had a lot of issues with shutdown early on, but they should have been mostly resolved.

1. Make sure windows is up to date, IE all updates.
2. Make sure all drivers are up to date.
3. Run some anti virus/adware/spyware programs, could be something preventing your computer from shutting down.
4. You aren't unplugging and USB/firewire devices without stopping it first are you?

Compaq Computers... | Answered on Jan 05, 2019


If you are more than just a beginner you can attach that drive to your PC and run a drive copy program that will create an exact image of your current drive. Once that is created then you can add the new drive to the computer make sure your system recognizes it and can boot from it. I have done this many times.

Compaq Computers... | Answered on Dec 27, 2018


the only way to format is using the CD,before formatting download the network drive from HP so the you can download other softwares after formatting

Compaq Presario... | Answered on Dec 27, 2018


Lights can come on but your CPU is not booting the Operating System. Can be the Hard drive or windows os.

Compaq Computers... | Answered on Dec 25, 2018


These are the 3 Authorized Services in and around Gurgaon.

Digitech Services Pvt Ltd
320, 3rd Floor, Vashisht Complex, MG Road,
Sikanderpur, Gurgaon
Gurgaon 122002
Haryana

Phone: +91 0124-4064621/4212817
Email: gurgaon@digitechonweb.com


Redington India Ltd
M-47,Ground Floor, Old DLF Colony,
Sector 14, Gurgaon
Gurgaon 122001
Haryana

Phone: +91 0124-2222898
Email: servgur@redington.co.in


RT Outsourcing Services Ltd
NM- 4&5, Gagandeep Old Dlf,
Sector-14, Gurgaon
Gurgaon 122001
Haryana

Phone: +91 0124-2223561
Email: rtsrfr.gurgaon@rteservices.com

Compaq Presario... | Answered on Dec 19, 2018


Hi,

The notebook model you have is shipped with the Synaptics touchpad driver. Please follow the below steps to enable scrolling features:

1. Open Control panel -> click on Mouse . It will display Mouse Properties dialog box.
2. Under Mouse properties Window click the Device Settings tab
3. Click on Device Settings -> Settings button. This will display the Properties for Synaptics TouchPad on PS/2 port.

4. Follow the steps below to enable the Tapping Feature :

Highlight Tapping in the Left hand side , and Check the Enable tapping in the Right hand box .

5. Follow the steps below to enable Scroll feature:

Highlight Virtual Scrolling in the Left hand side and Check both the boxes in the right hand side.
6. Click OK .
Alternatively you can anble scrolling by reinstalling touchpad driver.

Touchpad driver for Vista:

ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp39501-40000/sp39534.exe

Touchpad driver for Windows 7:

ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp44501-45000/sp44940.exe

Compaq Presario... | Answered on Dec 14, 2018


here is blink codes for HP and Compaq's before and after 2015
http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c01732674#AbT2
the seond set of blink codes is the one you need.

Compaq Presario... | Answered on Nov 29, 2018


sounds like power charger not working properly or cpu is bad. this will happen sometimes too. it will turn on stay for a few seconds and then power down to prevent damagel
here is blink codes to help trouble shoot the problem
http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c01732674#AbT2

Compaq Presario... | Answered on Nov 29, 2018


hp states that this is caused from a motherboard replacement . they suggest that you reinstall your bios or update according to the new motheboards specs free error codes for all hp laptops before and after 2015 http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c01732674#AbT2

Compaq Presario... | Answered on Nov 29, 2018


Dead PC, PC fans totally dead
that most times means PSU dead, or shorted modules inside PC> (im sure the power switch wire, to the mobo did not fall off) and the green LED on back of PSU is glowing green , (per manual HP ) means AC power side is good.

SR1200 series desktop made in fact in the Compaq plant in Texas.
2004 newest 2002, oldest.
if the coin cell is that old, it is bad.
none ever last that long; 14 years to 16year old batteries are no good. but a DMM check will not lie to you. 2.9v min, lower bad.

If both fans are dead , the PSU is bad.
in some cases, (no pun) we open the case
power off, (ac cord pulled)
push power on to discharge all caps in the PC,
normally one sees the CPU fan spin for 1 seconded and die. (but that is good PC yours is not)

we remove all power wires from the PSU from it
to HDD, to CD, drives, and to floppy 4 pin power
we do that because shorted devices, cause all PSU to shut down. even in 1/2 of second or LESS.
by design (ATX spec) this prevents fire, in the case/psu.
plug in PC, AC and push power, do fans run now, both must run , not just one fan.
power off again, ac line pulled, push power button again, to discharge things,
now

The once all those pig tails from PSU to THINGS are pulled , but not your MAIN 20 pin connector to mobo
we do what, we remove ram and test each stick 1 by one.
doing same tests, AC line pulled. remove RAM.
but 1 stick reseat it, and test for power on again.

if you have the original DDR memory sticks test them 1 by 1, each. ok>? they can short too. 94c62a99-50e0-4817-b127-42fc295914d0.jpg

Compaq Computers... | Answered on Nov 24, 2018


Compaq DT.
no Desktop stated from 1980s to now. 1000s of models possible.
what model PC is it?
no password type stated there are 6 levels of passwords,
no photo of failing screen shown
no OS stated if it is OS PW.
6 levels are here. some are impossible.
http://pcdied.com/passwords.html


this relic?

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Compaq Computers... | Answered on Nov 18, 2018


just have to take one out and look at the speed of the ram. like if it a 5300 or 3200 or if it newer it could be 6300. it will say on the ram on the mother board

Compaq Presario... | Answered on Nov 13, 2018

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